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Jay Z's mom opens restaurant in New Jersey

Jay Z's mom has followed her rapper son into the restaurant business by opening her own eatery in Newark, New Jersey.

Jay Z's mom opens restaurant in New Jersey

Jay-Z (real name Shawn Carter) and Gloria Carter<br />The Shawn Carter Foundation 2011 Carnival at Hudson River Park´s Pier 54. (Mandatory Credit : WENN.com_
Jay-Z (real name Shawn Carter) and Gloria Carter The Shawn Carter Foundation 2011 Carnival at Hudson River Park's Pier 54. (Mandatory Credit : WENN.com_

Jay Z's mom has followed her rapper son into the restaurant business by opening her own eatery in Newark, New Jersey.

Gloria Carter celebrated the launch of Diamondz N Da Ruff with her famous son and daughter-in-law, Beyonce, on July 26 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a champagne toast inside the establishment, according to TMZ.com.

This isn't the first business venture for Carter - she also serves as the president of the 99 Problems hitmaker's college scholarship charity, the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation.

Jay Z opened the first location in his sports lounge and restaurant franchise, The 40/40 Club, in New York in 2003 and has since expanded with venues at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia.

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